This was a sad day, the second Beatle to leave us and at just 58. There is so much to say about Harrison; he achieved so much in his post-Beatle life. Follow us facebook twitter pinterest. Search Search for: George became an accomplished gardener; he restored the English manor house and grounds of Friar Park, his home in Henley-on-Thames.
Harrison was quoted as saying that his favourite cover of the song was James Brown's and he kept Brown's version in his personal jukebox.
Following the breakup of The Beatles, Harrison had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys. Lennon and McCartney had become friends again, but George was still the dark horse. I'm sure, like myself growing up with the Fabs, you just thought they would be around forever.
Random article. Eric Clapton said of Harrison, "He was just a magical guy. Olivia Harrison said of her late husband, "There was a quote by the Indian poet Tagore that George read to me one day that said, 'Blessed is he whose fame does not outshine his truth. Let it be, as all things must pass.
I could be wrong, but in another world, where John Lennon wasn't murdered and George didn't die, would The Beatles have ever got back together? And I think that would've been the right decision.
Your email address will not be published. George was the youngest member of The Beatles 16 when he joined , and went on to release the acclaimed triple album, "All Things Must Pass", in 1970, from which came the worldwide No.
He started to sing, would start to sing 'Here Comes the Sun. Harrison took great solace working in the garden and grew to consider himself more a gardener than a musician; his autobiography is dedicated "to gardeners everywhere. First John Lennon and now George. Many critics say that his 1970 triple album "All Things Must Pass" is the finest solo Beatles effort. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. He went on to make another eight solo albums during his career.
Several Harrison videos were filmed on the grounds, including "Crackerbox Palace". Loading… 0. Harrison had formed a close friendship with Eric Clapton in the late 1960s, and they co-wrote the song "Badge" which was released on Cream's Goodbye album in 1969. I don't think George would've done it.